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noun [countable] knot pronunciation in British English /nɒt/
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  1. 1
    a point where string, rope, or cloth is tied together, or is twisted together and pulled tight
    Can you tie a knot in the end of this thread?
    Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      a lump in fibre, string, or hair where it has become twisted together
      I’ve got my shoelaces in a knot.
      Let’s get those knots out of your hair.
  2. 4
    mainly literary a small group of people or things


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